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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the North by Ken Ford
A regional view of farming in the week ahead
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Ken Ford

: Today

with John Timpson in London and Bill Frost at the Council for Social Democracy (Social Democratic Party
Conference) in Salford
6.30. 7.30. 8.30
News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25', 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Bill Frost
Read By: Harriet Cass
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Clive Roslin


Unknown: Clive Roslin

: The Harpole Report

by J. L. CARR
Abridged In ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read bv Martin Jarvis (1) George Harpole takes charge of TamplinR St
Nicholas Primary School in the temporary absence of the Headmaster. The Harpole Report chronicles the academic fireworks that follow. Producer GERRY JONES
(Martin Jarvis is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: J. L. Carr
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: George Harpole
Producer: Gerry Jones
Unknown: Martin Jarvis

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

A lively matching of wit and wisdom.
Kenneth Robinson adds his own brand of humour. Producer JENNY DANKS
(Rev repeat at 7.20 pm)


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Producer: Jenny Danks

: Morning Story

The Ordeal by LISA TAYLOR
Read by Mary Wimbush Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Mary Wimbush
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM. p9; From all that dwell below the skies (BBC HB 5); Psalm 104. vv 8-16; Genesis 2. vv 18-25; All ye who seek (BBC HB 289) long wave only

: Down Your Way

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: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners presented by Jenny Joseph
Readers HUGH BURDEN and ROSALIND SHANKS Compiled by MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol Requests to:
Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR long wave only


Presented By: Jenny Joseph
Presented By: Readers Hugh
Presented By: Rosalind Shanks

: You and Yours

Pattie Coldwell presents the daily programme for consumers. If you want to comment on any of the Items in the programme the telephone lines are open from
11.0 on [number removed].


Presenter: Pattie Coldwell
Editor: John Getgood

: Around the World in 25 Years

In the last of the present series Johnny Morris recalls some of the Reople, places and appenings in a quarter of a century of Jaunting. This week: America
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Producer: Brian Patten

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widiake with views and topics in and behind the headlines Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Widiake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Where Medicine Meets the Law: KAREN DECO investigates forensic science.
The Little
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: Afternoon Theatre

Murder for Pleasure
The first in an occasional series of classic crime fiction
Ordeal by Innocence bv AGATHA CHRISTIE


Unknown: Agatha Christie

: Newseries Meant for Each Other

Margaret and Tommy In the first of four programmes Ann Parker tells the extraordinary story of her parents' courtship. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Ann Parker
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Story Time

The Maker of Heavenly
Trousers by DANIELE VARE Abridged in ten parts and read by Duncan Carse (1)
This book has been spoken of as a mirror of a past civilisation, depicting, as it does,
China in the early years of this century. It is a love story. set in a world and a mentality that have gone for ever Producer GRAHAM GAULD


Read By: Duncan Carse
Producer: Graham Gauld

: PM

with Valerie Singleton Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

with PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised repeat of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

Talking About Freedom by MIKE WALKER
A team of film makers becomes involved with a terrorist group in search for new programme material. But things begin to go wrong for them and for the terrorists.
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Unknown: Mike Walker
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Brian Carpenter: Joseph Blatchley
Andrew: Brian Carroll
Peter: Gordon Dulieu
Dick: Geoffrey Collins
Jane Bridges: Maggie McCarthy
Lawrence Christopher: Crawford Logan
Hussain: Renu Setna
Ali: Bhasker
Inspector Lee: Peter Peter Tuddenham
' S: Benedick Blythe
Reporter: Michael Jenner
Y: John Forbes-Robertson
Pakistani woman: Jamila Massey

: Kaleidoscope

includes a report from theVeniceFilmFestival which includes Woody Allen 's Zelig,
Robert Altman 's Streamers. and Crackers directed by Louis Malle ; and visits the Glasgow tenement home of Miss Toward which has survived intact right down to the last bar of soap for 90 years and Is now maintained by the National Trust for Scotland.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JOHN POWELL


Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Robert Altman
Directed By: Louis Malle
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: John Powell
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: The World Tonight: News

with Stephen Milllgan Editor KEN GOUDIE


Unknown: Stephen Milllgan
Editor: Ken Goudie

: Science Now

Presented bv Colin Tudge What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments.


Unknown: Colin Tudge
Producer: Alison Richards

: A Book at Bedtime

The Member of the Wedding (6) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Travellers' Tales

Jeremy Siepmann recounts the adventures and reflections of composers abroad. Dame Ethel Smyth
' A huge drop of blood flew onto my cheek and I never felt nearer going mad with horror and blood-exultation. Few Europeans had ever walked in the heart of that crowd, and what astonished me was that instead of merely slashing the air with their scimitars within a foot of one's face, these frantic Orientals did not accidentally cut down the English woman who presumed to mingle with them.' With Jill Balcon as Dame Ethel Smyth
Producer CATHY WEARING long wave only


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann
Unknown: Dame Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: Dame Ethel Smyth
Producer: Cathy Wearing

: News

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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